The Oklahoma City Thunder turned up to play Friday, holding Game 3 of their series against San Antonio, with a convincing 102-82 victory over the Spurs in OKC. Kevin Durant scored a game high 22 points, while adding 6 rebounds and 5 assists, while Thabo Sefolosha helped secure the victory with his 19 points and 6 steal outing. It was San Antonio’s first loss in 21 games dating back to a 98-84 home loss to the Lakers on April 11. Tony Parked co-top scored for San Antonio with 16 points and 4 assists, while DeJuan Blair scored 10 points to go along with his 6 rebounds. Oklahoma pulled away during the second quarter, outscoring the Thunder 32-17, taking a 13 point lead into the sheds. In one of the only highlights for the Spurs, Tim Duncan became the all-time leading postseason blocker, pulling off his record breaking 477th just before half-time.
Game 2 MVP: Thabo Sefolosha Sefolosha’s Game 3 performance was a big reason for the Thunders victory Friday. Playing 37 minutes, Thabo shot 7-16 to record 19 points, 6 rebounds and 6 steals. In a night that saw OKC’s Big 3 of Durant, Westbrook and Harden all have a quieter game; Sefoloshas showing was much needed to collect the win.